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Residents, expect more from your neighborhoods! The city’s code enforcement staff helps to maintain a higher quality of life within our community. Lawns and houses should be maintained, yards should be free from exterior storage, and vehicles should be parked on paved surfaces. View the complete Residential Code Enforcement Guide here.

Often residents are not aware of city codes that may affect your property. The following is a summary of the code items that arise most often in Coon Rapids.  Contact Code Enforcement at 763-767-6470 or by email for further information.

If you have received a Citation from the City and you would like to either appeal that decision or apply for a time extension, please fill out this form and submit it to City Hall on or before your Compliance Date.

Lawns: Grass and weeds cannot be taller than 8” in height. Call the Weed Hotline to report any violations between May 1 and September 30 at 763-951-7200.

Exterior Storage: Furniture, appliances, car toppers, car parts, building materials, brush, junk, debris and miscellaneous items not meant for outdoor storage cannot be stored outside or in your yard.

Vehicles: Vehicles must be parked on paved surfaces in front and side yards. Each household is limited to having one vehicle per licensed driver in the household plus two additional vehicles. All vehicles on property must be operable, with current tabs and registration, and parked on a paved surface in the front or side yard.

House Maintenance: Houses must be kept in sound condition and free from deterioration. For more information, refer to City Code Chapters 8 and 11 here.

Garbage Service: All properties must have garbage service. Garbage, recycling, and yard waste containers must be placed at the curb no earlier than 4 p.m. the night before collection and must be moved and stored behind the front yard setback (in your garage, on the side of your garage or house) no later than 10 p.m. the day of collection.